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Go Hiking in Traverse City & Discover Mystical Fairy Houses

Awe-inspiring Traverse City hikes—and mystical fairy houses— await you at the Grand Traverse Commons Natural Area. Explore this area with your kids,...

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Some of the best Northern Michigan kayaking and paddling can be found in Leelanau County, including Lake Michigan along Sleeping Bear Dunes National...

Unforgettable South Manitou Island Adventures at Sleeping Bear

| PAID CONTENT Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau takes us on the Mishe-Mokwa ferry across Lake Michigan to discover...

Traverse City Animal Activist Dedicates Life to Protection of Animals

Traverse City resident Kimberli Bindschatel is making a difference in the lives of animals and women everywhere. She is a writer, wildlife...

Northern Michigan Fishing Report Sept. 8: Plentiful Chinook & Coho

The Michigan DNR Fishing Report for the week of September 8, 2021, shows that finishing conditions are excellent in the Northwest Lower Peninsula...


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Drive, Hike These 10 Fall Color Views (Plus Food & Drink)

Fall Color Drives & Hikes in Sleeping Bear Dunes

Fall Rock Climbing on Silver Mountain

Go Hunting for Gourmet Fall Mushrooms

Three Lighthouse Day Trips To Soak Up Fall

The 2021 Fall Color Map. Track the Color!

Fall is Prime Time for Rock Hunting! Here's Your Guide

Hit St. Ignace Trails for Fall Color Hiking

Drive, Paddle, Hike Torch Lake Fall Color

Best Things to Do at Pictured Rocks

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